Posts in category: Medieval
By M A Harder, R F Regtuit, G C Wakker
This quantity includes the papers of the 'Seventh Groningen Workshop on Hellenistic Poetry: past the Canon' (Groningen 2004). throughout the workshop a primary draft of every of the papers was once commented on by way of a world crew of experts within the box of Hellenistic poetry. a few earlier workshops used to be committed principally to the key Hellenistic poets. This contemporary workshop explores what the poets 'beyond the canon' of Callimachus, Theocritus and Apollonius Rhodius needed to provide and it mentioned questions of canonicity in Hellenistic poetry on a extra normal point. The papers within the current quantity care for a wide range of authors and genres: Herondas, Lycophron, Euphorion, Hermesianax, Cercidas, Crates of Thebes and Alexander Aetolus, and the didactic poetry of Aratus, Nicander and Ps.-Scymnus, the later bucolic poems of Moschus and Bion and the trend poems of Simias. while specific cognizance is given to the hexameter in inscribed Hellenistic epigram, that's in comparison to that of poets within the surroundings of the Museum of Alexandria. This quantity is a part of a sequence. each years a 'Workshop on Hellenistic Poetry' happens on the college of Groningen, the papers of that are released in 'Hellenistica Groningana'.
By Jacqueline Long
From A.D. 395 to 404, Claudian was once the courtroom poet of the Western Roman Empire, governed by means of Honorius. In 399 the eunuch Eutropius, the grand chamberlain and gear at the back of the jap Roman throne of Honorius's brother Arcadius, turned consul. The poem In Eutropium is Claudian's brilliantly nasty reaction. In it he vilifies Eutropius and calls on Honorius's basic, Stilicho, to redeem this shame to Roman honor. during this literary and old learn, Jacqueline lengthy argues that the poem was once, in either cause and influence, political propaganda: Claudian exploited conventional prejudices opposed to eunuchs to make Eutropius look ludicrously alien to the beliefs of Roman greatness. lengthy units In Eutropium in the context of Greek and Roman political vituperation and satire from the classical to the past due vintage interval. furthermore, she demonstrates that the poem is a useful, if biased, resource of old information regarding Eutropius's occupation. Her research attracts on smooth propaganda conception and on reader reaction concept, thereby bringing a clean standpoint to the political implications of Claudian's work.A UNC Press Enduring version -- UNC Press Enduring variants use the most recent in electronic expertise to make on hand back books from our unusual backlist that have been formerly out of print. those variants are released unaltered from the unique, and are awarded in cheap paperback codecs, bringing readers either ancient and cultural worth.
By Martin T. Dinter, Charles Guérin, Marcos Martinho
As a style located on the crossroad of rhetoric and fiction, declamatio deals the liberty to test with new different types of discourse. putting the literariness of (Ps)Quintilian s oeuvre into the highlight, this quantity showcases declamation as a realm of actual literary construction with its personal theoretical underpinning, literary strategy and popular conventions. it really is of curiosity to scholars and students of rhetoric and Roman Literature."
By Rosie Alison
England, thirty first August 1939: the realm is near to conflict. As Hitler prepares to invade Poland, hundreds of thousands of kids are evacuated from London to flee the upcoming Blitz. Torn from her mom, eight-year-old Anna Sands is relocated with different little ones to a wide Yorkshire property which has been unfolded to evacuees through Thomas and Elizabeth Ashton, an enigmatic childless couple. quickly Anna will get drawn into their unravelling dating, seeing issues that aren't intended for her eyes - and discovering herself part-witness and part-accomplice to a love affair, with unexpected outcomes. a narrative of longing, loss and complex loyalties, combining a sweeping narrative with refined mental remark, "The Very considered You" is not only a love tale yet a narrative approximately love.
By Lindsay Ann Reid
Ovidian Bibliofictions and the Tudor booklet examines the historic and the fictionalized reception of Ovid's poetry within the literature and books of Tudor England. It does so in the course of the examine of a selected set of Ovidian narratives-namely, these about the protean heroines of the Heroides and Metamorphoses. within the past due medieval and Renaissance eras, Ovid's poetry prompted the vernacular imaginations of authors starting from Geoffrey Chaucer and John Gower to Isabella Whitney, William Shakespeare, and Michael Drayton. Ovid's English proteges replicated and multiplied upon the Roman poet's distinct and regularly remarked 'bookishness' of their personal diversifications of his works. concentrating on the postclassical discourses that Ovid's poetry motivated, Ovidian Bibliofictions and the Tudor e-book engages with shiny present debates in regards to the publication as fabric item because it explores the Ovidian-inspired mythologies and bibliographical aetiologies that educated the sixteenth-century production, copy, and illustration of books. extra, writer Lindsay Ann Reid's discussions of Ovidianism supply replacement versions for considering the dynamics of reception, version, and imitatio.While there's a vast physique of released paintings on Ovid and Chaucer in addition to at the ubiquitous Ovidianism of the 1590s, there was relatively little scholarship on Ovid's reception among those eras. Ovidian Bibliofictions and the Tudor booklet starts off to fill this hole among the a long time of Chaucer and Shakespeare through dedicating realization to the literature of the early Tudor period. In so doing, this booklet additionally contributes to present discussions surrounding medieval/Renaissance periodization.
By Huw M. A. Evans
By Pindar, A. Drachmann
By Gustaf Sobin
By Eleanor Dickey
By Bennett Zon
Bennett Zon's Representing Non-Western song in Nineteenth-Century Britain is the 1st ebook to situate non-Western tune in the highbrow tradition of nineteenth-century Britain. It covers many the most important matters -- race, orientalism, otherness, evolution -- and explores the effect of vital anthropological theories at the conception of non-Western song. The publication additionally considers a variety of different writings of the interval, from psychology and commute literature to musicology and theories of musical transcription, and it displays at the traditionally troublesome time period "ethnomusicology." Representing Non-Western tune discusses such theories as noble simplicity, monogenism and polygenism, the comparative process, degenerationism, and developmentalism. Zon appears to be like on the impression of evolutionism at the musical press, basic song histories, and histories of nationwide song. He additionally treats the paintings of Charles Samuel Myers, the 1st Britain to checklist non-Western tune within the box, and explores how A. H. Fox Strangways used modern translation conception as an analogy for transcription within the track of Hindostan (1914) to teach that individuality should be retained through embracing international parts instead of adapting them to Western musical variety.